About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

All of our e-mails are archived here.

Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

food 28 Jul 2014

Tracie McMillan explores the new face of hunger.

tech 25 Jul 2014

Sonia Epstein looks at the intersection of science and culture.

culture 23 Jul 2014

Jon Rubin intervenes in public life.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.